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 Samuel M Bassett

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Samuel M Bassett

Birth
Rush, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death
21 Jan 1924 (aged 84)
Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
Burial
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Block 71 Lot 10 Grave 10
Memorial ID
57412085 View Source

Son of Ira and Louisa (Cleveland) Bassett

Served with Co. A of the 26th MO Infantry during the Civil War per list of veteran burials in Nebraska.

Married to Sarah Young on 21 Sept. 1876 in Blair, NE.
He moved to Silver City, NM after 1910.
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The Enterprise
31 January 1924


FORMER PIONEER TO
BE BURIED HERE


The body of Mr. Sam Bassett, of Silver City, New Mexico, arrived today from the south, accompanied by his sons, Harry and Ira Bassett of Silver City.

The deceased, fell and broke his hip a short time ago and his death occurred Sunday, January 27.

He would have been eighty-five years of age on February 9, had he lived until that date.

For; many years he lived in this county in the Rose Hill neighborhood, homesteading there in 1867. When he retired from active farm work, he lived in Blair for a while. Later, he went to Silver City where all his children are living.

His wife died twenty-three years ago and there remains to mourn his passing, five children, Harry, Ira, Mary Cornelius and Gertrude who is Mrs. Lloyd Warrick and with whom Mr. Bassett made his home.

His immediate relatives in this city are his nieces, Mrs. Hugo Haack, Mrs. John McCracken, Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs. Minnie Moore.

Funeral services will be held from the Methodist Church on Friday afternoon, February 1, at 2 o’clock and burial made in the Blair Cemetery.


#2

The Pilot Tribune
30 January 1924


Word was received here Monday morning of the death of Sam Bassett at his home in Silver City, N. M., Sunday morning. The body is to be brought here for the funeral Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock, either at the Hugo Haack house or the Methodist Church; it has not been definitely decided which.

Mr. Bassett was 85 years of age. He fell on Thursday and broke his hip, death resulting Sunday morning.

His wife died here just 23 years ago today. He is survived by three son, Cornelius, Ira and Harry, and two daughters, Mary and Gertrude, Mrs. Lloyd Warrick, all of Silver City.

He lived on a farm in the Rose Hill neighborhood for a number of years, moving to Blair 21 years ago. For several years he made his home with the children in Silver City, making occasional visits to Blair. He was an uncle of Mrs. Hugo Haack, his wife and Mrs. Haack’s sisters.


~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Library at Blair Nebraska.~~~
Provided by contributor Sally Ryan

Son of Ira and Louisa (Cleveland) Bassett

Served with Co. A of the 26th MO Infantry during the Civil War per list of veteran burials in Nebraska.

Married to Sarah Young on 21 Sept. 1876 in Blair, NE.
He moved to Silver City, NM after 1910.
-----------------------------------------------------
The Enterprise
31 January 1924


FORMER PIONEER TO
BE BURIED HERE


The body of Mr. Sam Bassett, of Silver City, New Mexico, arrived today from the south, accompanied by his sons, Harry and Ira Bassett of Silver City.

The deceased, fell and broke his hip a short time ago and his death occurred Sunday, January 27.

He would have been eighty-five years of age on February 9, had he lived until that date.

For; many years he lived in this county in the Rose Hill neighborhood, homesteading there in 1867. When he retired from active farm work, he lived in Blair for a while. Later, he went to Silver City where all his children are living.

His wife died twenty-three years ago and there remains to mourn his passing, five children, Harry, Ira, Mary Cornelius and Gertrude who is Mrs. Lloyd Warrick and with whom Mr. Bassett made his home.

His immediate relatives in this city are his nieces, Mrs. Hugo Haack, Mrs. John McCracken, Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs. Minnie Moore.

Funeral services will be held from the Methodist Church on Friday afternoon, February 1, at 2 o’clock and burial made in the Blair Cemetery.


#2

The Pilot Tribune
30 January 1924


Word was received here Monday morning of the death of Sam Bassett at his home in Silver City, N. M., Sunday morning. The body is to be brought here for the funeral Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock, either at the Hugo Haack house or the Methodist Church; it has not been definitely decided which.

Mr. Bassett was 85 years of age. He fell on Thursday and broke his hip, death resulting Sunday morning.

His wife died here just 23 years ago today. He is survived by three son, Cornelius, Ira and Harry, and two daughters, Mary and Gertrude, Mrs. Lloyd Warrick, all of Silver City.

He lived on a farm in the Rose Hill neighborhood for a number of years, moving to Blair 21 years ago. For several years he made his home with the children in Silver City, making occasional visits to Blair. He was an uncle of Mrs. Hugo Haack, his wife and Mrs. Haack’s sisters.


~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Library at Blair Nebraska.~~~
Provided by contributor Sally Ryan


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